Venezuela 'ends' bid to restore full US ties

7:43 am
Mon July 22, 2013

Venezuela 'ends' bid to restore full US ties

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Venezuela says it has "ended" steps towards restoring diplomatic ties with the US, after comments by the woman nominated as the next envoy to the UN.
Venezuela says it has "ended" steps towards restoring diplomatic ties with the US, after comments by the woman nominated as the next envoy to the UN. Samantha Power said this week she would seek to combat what she called the "crackdown on civil society" in countries including Venezuela.